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Performance

VenueThe Tobacco Factory Theatres
Other spaces: Spielman Theatre
TownBristol
CountyCity of Bristol
From29th May 2014
To31st May 2014
When19:30
PricesFrom £20.00. To £20.00.
What is currently on at The Tobacco Factory Theatres (V1384579886)

La traviata

La traviataT1860048242
Amongst the most popular of Verdi's operas, La traviata is the work of a master of the musical drama. Its perfumed arias and soaring choruses vividly depict the ravishingly decadent but glamorous world of Parisian high society as the background to a heart rending story of romantic happiness destroyed. Original book called La Dame aux Camelias.
Music Verdi
Lyrics Francesco Maria Piave
Book by Dumas


Archive :: production:T1860048242, opera or operetta:S1989, venue:V1384579886
Current production:Work

Production details

Set in the prohibition era of speakeasies and bootlegging, with Violetta's lover Alfredo a passionate young man whose optimism has been shaken by time at the front in the first world war, Violetta's protector ?the Baron' a gang boss, and Alfredo's father a crooked politician, this new production reveals the hypocrisy and heartache behind the glittering fa?ade of parties. Featuring a stunning young cast whose acting abilities are more than a match for their vocal talents, and with Verdi's sumptuous melodies accompanied by a trio of clarinet, cello and piano, this production is bound to be every bit as entertaining and moving as La Boheme. Running time: 2hrs 15mins

Company

Company OperaUpClose (in association with Soho Theatre)
Director Robin Norton-Hale
Music Harry Blake (orchestration)
Musical Director Elspeth Wilkes
Design Katie Bellman
Costume Jonathan Lipman
Lighting Andrew May
Performer Elspeth Wilkes (piano)
Performer Alex Beetschen (piano)
Performer Elinor Jane Moran (Violetta)
Performer Prudence Sanders (Violetta)
Performer Louisa Tee (Violetta)
Performer Robin Bailey (Alfredo)
Performer Philip Lee (Alfredo)
Performer Lawrence Olsworth-Peter (Alfredo)
Performer David Durham (Germont)
Performer James Harrison (Germont)
Performer Andrew Mayor (Germont)
Performer Flora McIntosh (Flora)
Performer Rosie Middleton (Flora)
Performer Zarah Hible (Flora)
Performer Dario Dugandzic (Baron/Doctor)
Performer Christopher Jacklin (Baron/Doctor)
Performer Tom Bullard (Baron/Doctor)
Performer Sarah Douglas (clarinet)
Performer Chris Goodman (clarinet)
Performer Alison Holford (cello)
Performer Jay Jenkinson (cello)
Performer William Rudge (cello)

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